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Flooding situation getting worse in Vanderburgh Co

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Volunteers have spent all day Tuesday making sandbags to keep water out of Stephanie Ward's home. Ward just moved into her home on North Green River road last month, and Mother Nature has already gotten her twice.

Ward says, "We had the roof blow off and now the floods."

As waters continue to rise, more and more areas are flooding along Pigeon Creek. On Elmridge Drive, two homes have had their electricity cut as they are completed surrounded by water.

Residents are using boats to get up and down the road. Homes are being sandbagged on Terry Lane, Voigt and Pfiefer Roads.

Olivet Presbyterian Church has become the command post with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security officials on the scene.

On Tuesday, 75,000 more sandbags arrived and crews are in the process of getting 30,000 more, which are pre-filled from Vincennes. Firefighters say anyone with flooding should report to the command post for resources.

Volunteers have been arriving there at a rate of 100 an hour.

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